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in a couple of days, the losses of every american's paycheck will get a lot smaller. -- the law assays that every american's paycheck will get a little smaller. but congress can prevent it from happening, if they act now. we may be able to reach an agreement that can pass both houses in time. but if an agreement is not reached on time, then i will urge the senate to hold an upward bound to vote on a basic package that protects the middle class from an income tax hike, extends vital unemployment insurance for americans looking for a job, and lays the groundwork for future progress. such a proposal could pass both houses with bipartisan majorities, as long as these leaders allow to come to a vote. if they still want to vote no, that is their prerogative. but they should let everybody else vote as well. that is the way this is supposed to work. we cannot afford a politically self-inflicted wound to our economy. the economy is growing. the folks you sent to washington have to do their jobs. the housing market is healing, but that could stall if folks are seeing smaller paychecks. unemploym
the local law makers to make sure that cybill unions do not come to illinois. the church is weighing in with no time to waste. pastor's published in this letter in the sunday bulletin cardinal george encourage people to stop the civil union movement the cardinal once catholic followers and people like state senator heather's dane who is behind the bill. it makes sure that all people are treated the same under our law, civil rights advocate anthony martinez is 100 percent behind the fair marriage act a brave step for marriage. to be able to afford that relationship recognition to couples that have been in relationships for decades in the letter from the archdiocese cardinal georgia and others vehemently opposes changing laws and he says marriage comes to us from nature. the state has no power to create something that nature itself tells us is impossible. tonight catholics leading holy name cathedral some of them are deciding what their role will be now that the church is asking them to jump into action. i am very much with the cardinal on this issue. i. overall agree with what the ch
is family. his son-in-law is saying the 58-year-old is in stable condition. chavez has not been seen in weeks and the government has reportedly described his condition as delicate. >>> 2012 saw gas prices hit their highest average ever, according to aaa. the average price last year was $3.60, that's nine cents higher than 2011. hurricanes, refinery outages, and tensions in the middle east all contributed to the rising prices. >>> this is a great excuse to watch bowl games today. storm system moving east bringing rain from texas through the southeast into the mid-atlantic states, there could also be a rain/snow mix from northern virginia to southern ohio. >>> and how about this for a new year's resolution, an australian cup until their 60s plans to run, get this, a marathon a day for every day of 2013, that works out to more than 9,300 miles. the couple plans to raise money for various charities and promote a healthy lifestyle, living on raw fruits and vegetables. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is spending new year's day in the hospital. the news broke late yesterday. the bloo
. [video clip] >> more than 98% of americans and 97% of small businesses under this law will not see their income tax rise. millions of families will continue to receive tax breaks to help raise their kids and send them to college. companies will continue to receive tax credits for research they do and investments they make and the clean energy jobs they create. 2 million americans out of work that are out there looking every day will continue to receive unemployment benefits as long as they are actively looking for job. but i think we all recognize this lot is just one step in the broader effort to strengthen our economy and brought an opportunity for everybody. -- this law. the fact is the deficit is still too high. we are still investing too little in the things that we need for the economy to grow as fast as it should. that is why speaker john boehner and i originally tried to negotiate a larger agreement that would put the country on a path to paying down its debt while also putting americans back to work, rebuilding roads and bridges for, and providing investments in areas like
be signed into law because the senate would not do that bill. in so doing, they took up valuable time from other legislative priorities and cbs news reports that these votes to consistently always trying to repeal health care, those votes, mr. speaker, cost the american taxpayer almost $50 million. for over a year and a half and unproductive governing failed to provide solutions to the american people and coming out of the november elections, our mandate was clear. the american people demanded an end to the political theater and the dangerous legislative games. they demanded that we finally get to work and solve the looming fiscal cliff in a balanced, responsible and bipartisan way. in the middle of last july all other members sent a letter to the speaker asking that we begin in july to find a solution to the fiscal cliff and sequestration. we call for a bipartisan approach and something we could get finished before the august recess so that we could spare the americans and other people in the world and financial markets the worry that we have put them through. we got our answer tonight. s
enshrines, i think, a principle into law that will remain in place as long as i am president. the deficit needs to be reduced in a way that's balanced. everyone pays their fair share. everyone does their part. that's how our economy works best. that's how we grow. >>steve: the good news for the republicans is the president had ran on the theory, okay, in my second term i'm going to raise rates on millionaires and billionaires. and mitt romney is a horrible person. you can't possibly elect him. >>brian: mitt romney is the guy with the car elevator and the dancing horse. >>steve: what this is going to do is this is going to take away from the president because we have raised taxes on the most successful, that particular argument. the republicans stand for this. looming ahead is a gigantic show down overt sequester, gigantic budget cuts. >>brian: two months. >>steve: plus the debt ceiling. the republicans feel they have the upper hand on that. meanwhile, we've got a little montage of some of the tempers flaring and nostrils as well on capitol hill as lawmakers made the sausage known as the c
of payment that a doctor would get for a medicare patient which there was a built in law in the the '90s to cut the spending in medicare. it was a complete disaster. every year it gets waved. and the idea of getting permanence with the estate tax is a good idea. otherwise how do you plan and how do you invest and when do you hire. you know, when do you die. all of these things are really important to do. i think you could have gotten a consensus any day of the week. the rea real egregious stuff iu are a republican, the price you have to it pay if the other guys win the election and then of course o the fact that you got ciro in spending and not only that but you got a president who said you are not going to get any now and in the future i will extract higher taxes yet on the rich if you want any spending cuts. i think the fight on spending s beginning and obama is going to be very entrenched on this. >> bret: there you see the wide shot from the house. not that many lawmakers are there. the vote, the tally is on again the vote on the rule. not the vote on the actual bill but seth the tab
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